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Daytime Selects

Three programs of outstanding work in visual effects, games, and tiny programs, plus a survey of Computer Animation Festival award winners since 2010.

Break It Down


Sunday, 24 July, 2-3:30 pm
Tuesday, 26 July, 10:45 am-12:15 pm
Wednesday, 27 July, 2-3:30 pm

A behind-the-scenes look at the techniques and technology used to make today’s most stunning visual effects. Break It Down shows in-depth, technical shot breakdowns from some of this year’s greatest commercial work, games, and feature films. It not only highlights groundbreaking new techniques, but also shows a glimpse of how some standard techniques can be used in new and interesting ways to create innovative visual effects.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Seize Glory
Moving Picture Company-LA
USA

Behind The Magic - Marvel's “Captain America: Civil War”
Industrial Light & Magic
USA

Cosmos Laundromat
Blender Institute
Netherlands

Making of: Joy from "Inside Out”
Pixar Animation Studios
USA

Monster Hunt
Base FX
China

Krampus
Weta Digital
New Zealand

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials
Weta
New Zealand

Rudolf the Black Cat
OLM, Inc.
Japan

Making of "The Good Dinosaur"
Pixar Animation Studios
USA

Making of: “Penny Dreadful” Season 3
Mr. X
Canada

Behind The Magic - “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows”
Industrial Light & Magic
USA

"Black Sails" Season 3
Digital Domain & Starz Entertainment LLC
USA

Vikings Episode 410: "The Last Ship"
Mr. X
Canada

Kubo and the Two Strings
Laika
USA

Making Of: Tom Clancy's The Division “Yesterday”
Unit Image
France

Behind The Magic - Warcraft
Industrial Light & Magic
USA

"The Jungle Book": King Louie
Weta Digital
New Zealand

Shell V-Power “Shapeshifter”
Framestore
United Kingdom

Terminator Genisys
Moving Picture CompanyCanada

Independence Day: Resurgence
Weta Digital
New Zealand

Behind The Magic - "Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Industrial Light & Magic
USA

 

The Arcade


Sunday, 24 July, 10:45 am-12:15 pm
Tuesday, 26 July, 2-3:30 pm
Wednesday, 27 July, 10:45 am-12:15 pm

A new bespoke audience experience focusing on games from concept art through technology and implementation in cinematic and real time.

EA Dice Highlight Reel
Dice Media Team
Sweden

Naughty Dog: 30 Years in Video Games
Naughty Dog
USA

Evolution of Uncharted
Naughty Dog
USA

Unreal Engine Retrospective Highlights
Epic Games
USA

Mafia III
Blur Studio
USA

League of Legends: Project Overdrive
Axis Animation
United Kingdom

Tom Clancy's The Division “Yesterday”
Unit Image
France

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Cinematic Trailer
Digic Pictures
Hungary

Assassins Creed Syndicate Trailer
Digic Pictures
Hungary

Mass Effect Andromeda Trailer
Bioware
Canada

Paragon Trailer
Epic Games
USA

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided CG Reveal
Eidos-Montréal/Goldtooth
Canada

FarCry
Mikros Image
France

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Live-Action Trailer
Eidos-Montréal/Goldtooth
Canada

Ghost Recon Wildlands
Unit Image
France

The Universe of Final Fantasy XV
Square Enix Co., LTD.
Japan

Battlefield Gameplay Trailer
Dice
USA

Deus Ex: Mankind in Game Trailer
Eidos-Montréal/Goldtooth
Canada

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Dawn Engine Trailer
Eidos-Montréal/Goldtooth
Canada

God of War 4 Gameplay Trailer
Sony Santa Monica
USA

 

 

>Demoscene_


Sunday, 24 July, 12:30-2 pm
Tuesday, 26 July, 3:45-5:15 pm
Wednesday, 27 July, 12:30-2 pm

The demoscene is an international computer art subculture that specializes in creating self-contained programs that produce audio-visual presentations. The main goal of a demo is to exhibit programming, artistic, and musical skills within highly constrained limitations (for example, restricting the executable file to just 64k in size). Yes, you read that correctly: 64k. Quite honestly, you won’t believe what you’re seeing.

Monolith
Andromeda Software Development
Greece & United Kingdom

Hold-and-Modify
Carillion & Cyberiad and Fairlight
Finland & United Kingdom

Shapeshift
Cocoon
France

Dio Espresso
Fairlight and Carillion & Cyberiad
Finland & United Kingdom

Function Over Fame
Excess
Norway

We, Robots
Andromeda Software Development
Greece & United Kingdom

Coronoid
Still
Germany

Through the Cracks
Still
Germany

Emix
Epoch
Finland & United Kingdom

Fermi Paradox
Mercury
Germany

Darkness Lay Your Eyes Upon Me
Conspiracy
Hungary

 

Winner's Circle


Sunday, 24 July, 3:45-5:15 pm
Tuesday, 26 July, 12:30-2 pm
Wednesday, 27 July, 3:45-5:15 pm

Winners Circle celebrates the most impressive, original, and amusing award winners from the SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival over the last seven years. Compiled as a compact and highly entertaining show, student and commercial projects sit side-by-side in this incredible recap of festival highlights.

Rollin' Safari
2013
Best Student Award
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Germany

L3.0
2015
Best Student Award
ISART Digital
France

Home Sweet Home
2014
Best Animated Short
Supinfocom
France

Estefan
2012
Best Student Award
Brigham Young University
USA

How to Eat Your Apple
2012
Jury Award
University of California, Los Angeles
USA

Flamingo Pride
2011
Best Student Award
Talking Animals
Germany

French Roast
2009
Best in Show
The Pumpkin Factory
France

Lost Senses
2013
Jury Award
Grupa Smacznego
Poland

Wrapped
2014
Best Student Award
Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg
Germany

Réflexion
2012
Best in Show
Planktoon
France

À la Française
2013
Best in Show
Supinfocom
France

The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore
2011
Best in Show
Moonbot Studios
USA